History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Gunton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Lowestoft, Suffolk

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 52.5052 / 52°30'18"N

Longitude: 1.7375 / 1°44'15"E

OS Eastings: 653741

OS Northings: 296269

OS Grid: TM537962

Mapcode National: GBR YSQ.VH0

Mapcode Global: VHN3X.29DB

Plus Code: 9F43GP4Q+32

Entry Name: Gunton Hall

Listing Date: 3 October 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1279910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 391373

Location: Lowestoft, East Suffolk, Suffolk, NR32

County: Suffolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Gunton and Corton

Built-Up Area: Lowestoft

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Gunton

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

Find accommodation in



914-1/1/93 (East side)
03/10/77 Gunton Hall


Country House, since 1930s a holiday camp. Mid C18,
extensively altered and extended 1810. C20 additions.
Colourwashed brick. Slate roofs.
Main 2-storey block of 3 by 8 bays. Entrance is to west, 3
bays. Central full-height bow with a 6-panelled double-leaf
curved door (3 panels to each leaf) under a 6-vaned fanlight.
Above is a curved 6/6 sash. The first-floor has a similar flat
sash either side, and the ground floor a 6/6 sash to the left
only. Overhanging eaves with modillions. Low hipped roof. 2
irregularly-placed stacks emerge over the roof-line.
The south front has the centre 2 bays broken forward and
against the ground floor are extensive C20 single-storey
extensions. The upper floor retains its 6/6 sashes. The
modillion roof overhang continues.
Against the north return is a mid C19 extension of 4 by 8
bays: 2 storeys, hipped roof; 6/6 sashes to ground floor of
west side and 3/3 sashes above, north return with 3/3
first-floor sashes and C20 addition to the ground floor.
INTERIOR. The entrance leads to a staircase hall, the
staircase balusters boarded-over. To the south is a late C18
dining room (now called The Regency Room). Complete
large-framed panelling. The south wall has five C20 French
windows with C18 panelled reveals now looking into the C20
extensions. The north wall has 2 eared chimneypieces with
egg-and-dart edging under bolection-moulded friezes. In the
centre of the wall is a 6-panelled door in a timber surround
under an imbricated frieze below an egg-and-dart cornice.
Another identical doorway is in the north-west corner. To the
right of each fireplace is a cupboard with C20 glazed doors:
each has a pair of fluted Ionic pilasters standing on the dado
rail supporting an imbricated frieze below an egg-and-dart

Listing NGR: TM5374196269

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.